Features

[Column] Chetan Goshalia: Clear visibility into supply chain complexity

08-01-2019 | 05:32:00
The Internet of Things is refining the capabilities of the supply chain to reduce theft, increase visibility and transform legacy complexity.

[Column] Deon Geyser: If an electron can be in two places at once, why not you?

08-01-2019 | 04:20:33
While it’s unlikely to become a physical reality any time soon, technology has indeed found a way to make it possible for us to be in two places at once virtually.

[Column] Isaac Korir: Winning the war on fake news

07-31-2019 | 13:33:00
Fake news remains a topical hot potato. Some say that winning the war against it is a losing battle.

[Column] Paul Akiwumi: How entrepreneurs can evolve from survivalists to opportunity-driven

07-31-2019 | 10:04:00
Meskerem is a middle-aged Ethiopian woman, who runs a café and bakery with ten employees in an affluent neighbourhood of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

[Column] Jon Tullett: The evolution of the IT operation

07-31-2019 | 08:40:14
The days where the IT operation was a separate fiefdom with autonomy are gone. In most organisations, there are now components that are relatively closely aligned with the business.

[Column] Andrew Cruise: Two years until Infrastructure as a Service boom hits South Africa

07-31-2019 | 08:33:33
Routed, a leading vendor neutral provider of cloud infrastructure, says that the predicted growth of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is in line with the increasing growth forecasts for cloud computing.

[Column] Nikki Summers: The fourth industrial revolution could spark a wave of small business innovation in East Africa

07-30-2019 | 13:13:00
As a business owner, you may have seen technology and business publications use the term 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' and 'Industry 4.0' lately.

[Column] Anne Wambui Gaitha: African Trade Agreement key to Financial Services, Logistics, Tourism industries

07-30-2019 | 08:04:00
I believe that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is a game changer in international trade and will be an amazing opportunity for African brands.

[Column] Rahmon Ojukotola: The AfCFTA - how it affects the Nigerian economy

07-30-2019 | 07:37:13
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari ratified the African Continental Free Trade Agreement AfCFTA on the 7th of July 2019 following a long consultation with stakeholders in Nigeria.

[Column] Llewellyn le Hané: Public and private partnerships key to Namibian ICT space development

07-29-2019 | 09:15:11
In the spirit of good corporate citizenship, organisations both in the public and private sectors in Namibia have an active role to play when it comes to developing skills.

[Interview] Mary Njoku, Director General, ROK Film Studios, Nigeria

07-29-2019 | 08:23:00
Nigerian Film and Entertainment Studio, ROK, was recently acquired by French media giant, CANAL+. Mary Njoku, the leader of ROK, talks to Africa Business Communities about the aquisition and what it means for the African entertainment industry.

[Column] Tamer Farouk: Using tech to put CFOs in the driver’s seat of their organizations

07-26-2019 | 13:07:00
New innovations in financial IT solutions are opening several opportunities for finance decision-makers in Africa. But realizing the full value of these innovations will require leadership and vision.

[Column] Matthew Kibby: Why technology stands in the way of digital transformation

07-26-2019 | 13:05:00
There’s a common misperception that digital transformation means adopting new technology and jumping on buzzword bandwagons like AI, blockchain, and machine learning.

[Column] Saeed Mohemmed: Youth at the heart of the African free trade area success

07-26-2019 | 06:14:00
The Free Trade Zone is an excellent idea and can be implemented to become a global reality that benefits the whole world, and not just Africa

[Column] Thapelo Petje: Using existing infrastructure to benefit from Fourth Industrial Revolution

07-25-2019 | 11:07:18
If South Africa is to reap the economic benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it needs to look at existing infrastructure within the country's state-owned enterprises and municipalities.

[Column] Wildu du Plessis: A new opportunity for African nations to work together, overcome challenges

07-25-2019 | 09:16:00
As parts of the world appear to fragment or turn inwards, there is a new opportunity for African nations to work together and speak with one voice, now that the operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area has been launched.

[Column] Adebayo Sanni: Managing the autonomous evolution

07-25-2019 | 08:42:00
Humans are now generating an estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every single day, with more data being created in the past two years than in all of human history.

[Column] Andrea Tucker: Automation trend addresses operational agility at e4

07-24-2019 | 09:13:40
An increasing amount of local businesses are looking for more innovative ways to improve long term operational agility.

[Column] Sean McCormick: Globalstar Satellites Redefine the Boundaries of Connectivity in Industrial IoT

07-24-2019 | 06:34:24
According to IDC’s new IoT spending guide, Internet of Things (IoT) solutions will be primarily driven by the manufacturing, process manufacturing and transportation industries.

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Regional integration within EAC is a key driver of trade

07-24-2019 | 06:25:41
For years, trade has proven to be a key driver of economic growth for many countries across the globe. Trade has also been the fuel for driving regional integration for continents of the world.